Please join us for the opening reception of two exhibitions curated by Binghamton University students from 5:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 16, in the Nancy J. Powell Gallery.
“Some of These People”: Marking the Other in Soviet Russia features Soviet posters on loan from the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections and is curated by Michael Kosowski ’16, who majors in art history and Russian. Yarikata: Making Japanese Prints focuses on the art of Japanese printmaking and is curated by Christopher Lane ’14, a fine arts major.
The Spanish Forger: “Medieval” Paintings from the Collection of William Voelkle ’52 is an exhibition of known fakes and is mounted in conjunction with a symposium, Hidden Clues: Detecting Fakes and Forgeries in Art. The symposium will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in FA-258, with a reception following. Presenters include William Voelkle ’52 (curator of medieval and renaissance manuscripts, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City); Patrick McGrady ’92 (curator, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University); Luisa Casella (photograph conservator, West Lake Conservators, Skaneateles, N.Y.); and Betty Krulik (president, Appraisers Association of America). The symposium is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Kenneth C. Lindsay Study Room Fund.
Admission to the museum is free. For directions and museum hours, visit artmuseum.binghamton.edu.